Christopher Eckl

Obituary of Christopher Eckl

Christopher Joseph Eckl, 51 of Louisville, KY, husband, father, son. Brother and dear friend to many, passed away at home on Friday August 4. He was born to Maureen and the late Joseph Eckl in Flushing, NY and enjoyed and idyllic childhood in Northport, NY, a town always dear to his heart. After graduating from James Madison University in 1987, where Chris was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and earned a BBA in marketing, he began his career in NYC, transferred to Chicago, later to Charlotte and then planted roots in Louisville. He was active with St. Thomas More Church as a lector. Left to treasure his memory are his beloved wife Sheri and their sons Joseph and David; mother Maureen of Charlotte, NC; sister Genevieve and brother-in-law Michael Granson of Belmont, NC; brother David and sister-in-law Jill Eckl of Ashburn, VA; father-in-law Frank Greer and brother-in-law David Greer and wife Pam of Louisville, KY and his nieces and nephews. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his mother-in-law Daisy Greer. All of these and more he loved and touched deeply. The family will receive friends and relatives from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., on Thursday. August 10th at Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport, NY. The Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, August 11th at St. Philip Neri Church with interment following at Northport Rural Cemetery. A memorial service will be held in Louisville KY at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to help defray the cost of Joe and David’s education. Information about this can be found at Condolences may be sent online at